[ntp:questions] Reference Clock driver for getting time via "date" command over telnet?

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.org
Thu Apr 22 12:03:07 UTC 2010

On 2010-04-22, Martin Burnicki <martin.burnicki at meinberg.de> wrote:

> Steve Kostecke wrote:
>> Take a look at http://www.vanheusden.com/time/omnisync/
>> OmniSync is a driver for NTPd for people who are firewall-challenged.
>> It enables systems to sync time when port 123 (UDP) is blocked. It
>> allows you to sync against the daytime service (port 13 tcp/udp),


> Hm, AFAIK at least the time and daytime protocols have only 1 second
> resolution. Even if there's a way to feed this to ntpd, I doubt ntpd
> would accept such jitter, or does it?

I've used OmniSync in the past and it does work. So you can call me a
satisfied customer.

Obviously the jitter will be considerably higher than what is seen when
polling a remote time server.

Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://support.ntp.org/

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